The Forum Committee

Who coordinates the Forum's activities?

Looking for a way to get more involved on campus? Want to meet staff members from other offices? Enjoy planning events? Interested in providing feedback to College leaders? If so, join the Forum Committee, the guiding group for exempt staff at Carleton. Our goal is to have regular attendees who represent nearly every office and division on campus.

The Forum Committee is currently assessing its monthly meeting times. Share your opinions here!

If you are interested in learning more or joining the Forum Committee, please join us for our next meeting or contact any current member.

Forum Co-Chairs, 2017-2018:

Aaron ChaputAaron Chaput,
Assistant Director of Campus Recreation/Club Sports Director, 2014-2018



mcashinMelanie Cashin
Assistant Director of TRIO, 2017-2019


Forum College Committee Representatives, 2017-2018:

Russ BauerRuss Bauer,
Enterprise Analyst/Developer,

Representative to Benefits Committee, 2017-2022


Lee ClarkLee Clark,
Director of Student Activities,
Representative to Campus Design Advisory Committee, 2017-2020


Shawn GaldeenShawn Galdeen,
Biology Laboratory Manager,

Representative to Budget Committee, 2016-2018


Shari MayerShari Mayer,
Payroll and Tax Manager,

Representative to College Council, 2014-2018


Amanda WilliamsAmanda Williams,
Coordinator of Summer Academic Programs,
Special Events Co-Coordinator, 2015-2018


Katie LauerKatie Lauer,
Coordinator of Summer Academic Programs,
Special Events Co-Coordinator, 2016-2018


Erin UpdikeErin Updike,
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Reunion Coordinator,
Representative to CEDI, 2017-2019


Forum Committee Members, 2017-2018:

Thomas BarianakTom Baraniak,
Physics & Astronomy,


Catie GardnerCatie Gardner,
Associate Director of Alumni Relations,